Eric’s Recent Stories
Politics Jul 11Senate narrowly confirms new head of Justice Department’s criminal division, who worked for Russian bank
Democrats have strongly opposed the nomination, partly because of his work for a leading Russian bank with ties to President Vladimir Putin.
Politics Jul 03Trump administration revokes Obama-era guidance on affirmative action
WASHINGTON — The Trump administration is rescinding Obama-era guidance that encouraged schools to take a student's race into account to promote diversity in admissions.
Politics Jun 28WATCH: Rod Rosenstein and Christopher Wray testify before Congress on Russia probe
Republicans accused top federal law enforcement officials Thursday of withholding important documents from them and demanded details about surveillance tactics during the Russia investigation in a contentious congressional hearing that capped days of mounting partisan complaints.
Politics Jun 26Judge in Virginia lets case against Paul Manafort move forward
A federal judge in Virginia rejected a bid by President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman, Paul Manafort, to throw out charges in the special counsel's Russia investigation, clearing the way for a much-anticipated trial to start as scheduled next month.
Politics Jun 15Trump tweets that firing James Comey was a ‘great service’
President Donald Trump said he did the nation "a great service" by firing James Comey as FBI director and he cited an internal Justice Department report that found Comey was "insubordinate" in his handling of the Hillary Clinton email investigation.
Politics Jun 08Mueller files new charges against Manafort and associate in Russia probe
Special counsel Robert Mueller's team has filed new charges against ex-Trump campaign chair Paul Manafort and a longtime associate in its Russia probe.
Politics Jun 08Ex-Senate aide charged with lying about reporter contacts
A former employee of the Senate intelligence committee has been arrested on charges of lying to the FBI about contacts with reporters.
Politics May 31How Republicans are trying to protect Attorney General Jeff Sessions
The effort to persuade President Trump not to fire Jeff Sessions is one of the few effective Republican attempts to install guardrails around a president who delights in defying advice and breaking the rules.
Politics May 21Watchdog report to fault FBI for Clinton probe delay
An upcoming report from the Justice Department's internal watchdog is expected to criticize senior FBI leaders for not moving quickly enough to review a trove of Hillary Clinton emails discovered late in the 2016 campaign, according to people familiar with…
Politics May 17Trump Jr. unapologetic when questioned about meeting with Russian lawyer
Questioned intently by a Senate committee, President Donald Trump's son struck a firmly unapologetic tone, deflected many queries and said he didn't think there was anything wrong with meeting a Russian lawyer at Trump Tower in hopes of election-season dirt…